Pleasant Grove Elementary School in Texas on Lockdown as Police Search for Gunman

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
December 19, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Pleasant Grove Elementary School in Texas is on lockdown on Thursday as police search the area for a gunman.

Police began receiving calls of random gunfire near the school just after 1:30 p.m., reported NBC.

The investigation turned into a search for the active shooter.

The gunman may have fled into a wooded part of the area.

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.